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Beauty on a budget

With the 2015 Budget announcement just behind us, and the General Election looming large on the horizon, talk of the economy and finance is everywhere right now, prompting many of us to question how any changes may impact our own personal finances, and perhaps re-consider some of our spending habits. Economics may not be the first thing that comes to mind when thinking about beauty, but when it comes to making money the UK beauty industry is a major player. With an estimated value of £17 billion in 2014, employing…

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Spring into Beauty

  By Sarah Taylor It’s finally time to wave goodbye to the cold, dark winter months and welcome the warmer, brighter days of spring. As spring is the season of rejuvenation and growth it’s the perfect time to make a fresh start with your beauty routine, restore vitality to your skin and hair, and lift your spirits – which may all have suffered from the harsh effects of winter. To help, here’s my top-to-toe guide to get your routine ready for the new season. Hair Throughout winter constant exposure to…

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How to Make Your Make-up Last All Day

Disappearing make-up is one of the most common make-up frustrations clients talk to me about, and while it seems that some people’s skin simply doesn’t hold make-up as well as others, if you find that your make-up doesn’t even make it through to lunchtime there are a number of things you can do to help keep your ‘face’ in place all day. Preparing your skin Firstly you need to ensure that you are using the right skincare products, to avoid creating problems before you begin applying any make-up. For example,…

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New Year Beauty Resolutions Worth Keeping

By Sarah Taylor January is the perfect time to overhaul your beauty routine, make a few simple changes and resolve to make 2015 your most beautiful year yet!     Detox your make-up bag Many people undertake a New Year detox to recover from the excesses of the holiday season, but when was the last time you gave your make-up bag a serious detox? I recommend taking a ruthless approach to this task so you can start the New Year with a clean beauty slate. First, go through the contents…

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YOU ARE BEAUTIFUL

Bradford born Make-up Artist Sarah Taylor has undertaken extensive training in the field of make-up artistry. Building on her existing HND in Beauty Therapy and Media Make-up from Bradford College, Sarah graduated from Vancouver Film School, Canada in 2010 with a Diploma in Make-up Design for Film and Television and since returning to Yorkshire has gained experience working across a range of industries, and built a loyal client base. Along with providing make-up lessons and special occasion make-up for individual clients Sarah has also worked with numerous award winning photographers,…

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